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reports on the impact that each navy made during the war, from union naval support of numerous battles, including vicksburg and new orleans to the confederates use of naval mines and the militaristic deployment of a submarine. it's a little under an hour. >> good evening, everyone. last time we met here on this very stage to talk about the civil war, jim, you are looking to finishing touches on your new book. you are preparing your publication as well. now i have to do this the way they do it on the talk shows. now, james mcpherson "war on the waters" and craig, the civil war at sea, very handsomely done, are both out. that's good because we get to resume our -- we barely scratched the surface. let's get right to it because we spoke for an hour last time, we got to about january 1862. so i will assume you all know about 1861, and get to something that jim pointed out. that was rather interesting. is that 150 years ago this month, besides all the other things that were going on, the realization that lincoln had promulgated -- [inaudible] the union had commenced -- the tennessee cumberla
and confederate navies, 1861 to 1865, and craig's civil war at sea, both very handsomely done, and it's good because we get to resume our conversation. we barely broke the surface. let's get right to it. because we spoke for an hour last time and we got to about january of 1862. so i'll assume you all know about 1861. and get to something that jim pointed out in his book, which i found rather interesting, and that is that 150 years ago this month, eye side from all the other things going on, including the first shudders of the realization that lincoln had actually promulgated an emancipation proclaimation. the blockade was in force in confederate ports. the union had chanced the bombardment of the city of vicksburg, and new orleans had fallen. the tennessee, cumberland, and mississippi rivers seem to belong the north, not the south. and it must have seemed for a time in 1862 that this combination of events, particularly the naval successes for the union, were about to end the war between the states. and then the trend line changed. the father of water that lincoln boasted now flowed unvexed
. >>> speaking of the weekend, it is a big football weekend here on wusa 9. you can watch the army-navy game saturday at 3:00 followed by "game on" at 7:00. on sunday the redskins ravens showdown 1:00 p.m. stay tuned for a complete game wrap-up and analysis. "game on" live from fedexfield. >>> here's tonight's fact from face the fact usa.ormingt there's no law to keep americans who qualify from receiving both unemployment compensation and disability insurance. 117,000 people double dipped in 2010, and that cost the government $85 million in overlapping claims. with disability insurance benefits ton rise and the explosion in unemployment claims that came with the recession, there is an increased pressure for officials to reexamine those getting both the benefits. we'll be right back. >>> a new study out of the u.k. could change the way women everywhere are treated for breast cancer. british researchers have found taking the drug tamoxifen for a longer period of time could have big benefits. researchers suggest women taking tamoxifen for 10 years which is twice the current reel addition. they
28-7 and after a missed navy field-goal and going deep to ross, a 52-yard touchdown. arizona state led 34-7 at the half. the third quarter we go, kelly and ross, the secondary again and this time, a 50-yard touchdown. the third of the game for ross. arizona state scored touchdowns on their first nine possessions and that is unheard of. late in the third quarter now, 48-7. one of the few bright moments with the gp green on the kickoff return and into the open. he would go 95 yards for the score. navy adds two more tds in the fourth quarter and dominated by the sun devils, 62-28. the pinstripe bowl at yankee stadium, syracuse and west virginia in a pregame scrum. talk about bah humbug. trailing 12-0. smith, a wide receiver to bailey. and he breaks the tackle, takes up a distant 32 yards for the score. that cuts the deficit to 12-7. third quarter, same score. syracuse's pass deflected and right into the hands of becket rails. the teamwork to a touchdown and back in front by 12. later, prince tyson gullo the carry and kicks it outside. nobody, i mean nobody's going to catch him. 67 yar
headed into today's 113th week navy owned army beating them the last ten times in a row. for most of this game army was right on target in completing an about face in this series. cadets were leading navy 13-10. sinking but there's army missing a field goal that would have given them a 6-point cushion. that allowed them to navigate a -- their senior brandon turner with a nice 29-yard hookup. he told me he's getting ready to be a u.s. marine. very next play, there is keenan reynolds the freshman from tennessee, 8-yard touchdown. and then with about a minute left in the game it's a fumble. navy fumbles -- excuse me. army fumbles on the navy 14- yard line and they hold on for a 17-13 victory. 11 straight over army. wins the commander in chief trophy for having more overall wins in air force than army. less than 24 hours from now the pregame hype will be gone with the wind once the washington redskins host the baltimore ravens who happen to be the 2 and a half point underdogs. >> we've only lost three games so our t -- believe they're doing that and it
weekend on wusa 9. watch the inarm-navy game, "game on" follows, then on sunday redskins versus ravens, the showdown at 1:00. stay tuned, we'll have a complete wrap-up, "game on" live from fedexfield. >>> the pressure to have a proper holiday celebration is weighing on a family who by no fault of their own has been left heart broken and in need of cheer. >> the unexpected death of the mom during childbirth has left her three dindz care of her friend. that friend is scrambling to make ends meet so she can save christmas for the entire family. ken molestina joins us with an emotional story. >> angela mackly out of hyattsville is fulfilling a promise she made to her best friend. she's raising her three children. now she's reaching out because she needs some help keeping that promise. >> when she passed away i felt it was like part of me that's gone. >> that night when she passed away, we just went to try to get the baby some stuff. >> the pain is still raw. their mother died in october soon after giving birth to her third child. >> they did an emergency c section, and after that she went
, there's a little added incentive in the army-navy game. that's coming up in sports. >> average american woman buys 17 of these every year. is it a, pairs of shoes, b, bottles of wine, or c, a smartphone. >> this response was on our facebook fan page by jennifer. she wrote has to be a because i'm dead broke from spending money on all those sue -- those shoes. >> log on to our facebook fan page. we'll have the answer in about an hour or so in our 6:00 show. keep it here. u freedom a get cash bk. ♪ ♪ive percenon hotelsand air ♪h everybodconga lineok! ♪verybody g, evybody t! ♪ activa your cash backt ase.cofreedom. >>> it is 5:22. a colder, much colder air mass than what we've been dealing with the last few days now in place with temperatures in the 20s to mid-30s. we're looking at generally clear skies so that's a positive for today. the sun will be out and the winds relatively light. by 9:00 37 in town. still 32 in the shenandoah valley. let's go to lunch time. only 41 here. this afternoon we're looking at highs in the mid, possibly upper 40s. bundle up. mike and andrea, over yo
the u.s. navy has fully accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east region. we have the latest developments now from cairo. a u.s. source says that if the iranians do have something, it is not an actively operating u.s. navy drone. what would that mean? could this actually be a fake? >> it could be. it's not clear right now, but iranian officials have a different story. we don't know when or how this u.s. drone was allegedly captured, but you can be sure iran is going to count this as a big intelligence victory over the u.s. you can also be sure they'll use this to portray the u.s. as the aggressor in the region. that's what iran has done for more than three decades. briefly, let's tell you about the reports from state media in iran. reports say iran captured a drone flying over the northern persian gulf waters after it allegedly flew into iranian airspace. this is a region close to iran's only nuclear power plant. a statement by iran's revolutionary guard said this happened over the past few days. the statement described the drone as a u.s.-made scan eagle. this is
's family refuses to accept the navy cross. they believe their son deserves the medal of honor. and you'll hear why next. >>> and authorities say the reason the death toll in oregon's horrifying mall shooting was not higher is because some quick-thinking bystanders made a few smart decisions. coming up, a former navy seal tells us what those things are and what you need to know if you come face to face with this kind of violence. >>> and growing concerns that new environmental rules could get people kicked out of their homes in an effort to clean up our water. ♪ [ mother ] you can't leave the table till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8. or...try kids boxes! [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the
for the score. syracuse, they won the pin stripe bowl, 38-14. hunger bowl taking place in san francisco. navy up against arizona state. second quarter sun devils up 21-0. mitch trying to get back in, keenan reynolds stepping up finds matt aiken in the end zone. three-yard touchdown. navy is now down, 21-7. late in the first half sun devils up 28-7. taylor kelly going deep to rashad ross. he brings this one in for the 52-yard score. one of three touchdowns in the game for ross. arizona state, they cruise, 62-28. >>> last night the wizards won their fourth game of the season against the magic. although they still have the worst record in the league it was a victory to build on. tonight the team is in chicago hoping to put together back-to-back wins for the first time this season. although the bulls are struggling, they didn't let up tonight. their mascot, he didn't let up either. benny the bull getting up close and personal with the official. you can't touch the referees. automatic ejection. chicago looking good early. the fake shot and drive and basket. ymca would be proud. third quarter, bulls l
. 'cuse is up 38-14 in the fourth quarter. >>> navy and arizona state. we are scoreless off the play fake. kelly hits ross for a 16-yard hookup. the sun devils go up 7-0. in the second quarter it's 21-0, asu. the mids trying to get on the board. reynolds steps up and finds aiken in the end zone for a touchdown. navy down 21-7. later on in the first half. the sun devils up 21-7. kelly deep to ross again and brings in a 52-yard score. arizona state is leading 41-7 in the fourth quarter. >>> the terps haven't looked back since losing to kentucky to start the year. ten straight victories. that string continued as too as the terps thrashed delaware state. hosting the hornets. first half, maryland down one. look at seth allen making the moves dishing to charles mitchell. maryland up one. later in the half, pass ahead to howard, no look, gives it to dez wells, cleared for takeoff. a monster jam by wells. logan the pass to lind for the dunk. maryland wins it 79-50. they're 11th straight victory. >>> virginia tech taking on byu salt lake city. pick it up at the start, scoreless. pass and he is mon
they pulled up to was his father's home. richard jones was a decorated navy diver who in later years was local pediatrician can passed away recent. >> i in addition to that his birthday is christmas eve. it is an extra special event for us. >> it had to be a tough secret to keep up until they got to jones' father's neighborhood. but jeffrey jones' decorate a vet partners pulled it off. >> this is just a way to help pay him back and his dad for his dad's service, navy diver. and -- recently passed away. so -- we felt that this was our way to give back to the person that founded our organization. >> my husband is watching right now. he would be pretty overwhelmed. he never did let anybody dress the tree for him. >> while this crew was close to home for the founder it only served to reiterate the message why this all started in the first place. and why they are so busy this time of year. >> everybody is into getting and being so busy and we immediate to stop and slow down and acknowledge people in our community that have done so much for us derrick ward, news4. >> it certainly would be nice to de
in the valiant rescue. >> officials confirm a member of navy s.e.a.l. team 6 the elite squad, that killed osama bin laden, died in the raid that freed the colorado man being held hostage. abc's muhammed lila has the latest. >> reporter: it happened under the cover of darkness. joint american and afghanistan special forces raid to rescue this man, dr. joseph, an american doctor working for colorado based charity morning star development. >> this is a team that has had lots of training on hostage rescues. until you get in there and do it you never know what you will find. >> reporter: here's how it went down. wednesday, joseph and two afghan colleagues were returning from a medical clinic when kidnapped at a checkpoint along the highway by armed militants. they were taken to a mountainous region, afghan captives were released, but joseph wasn't, spending three terrifying days in captivity. when u.s. intelligence showed joseph's life was in imminent danger, the military made its move. >> a hostage rescue mission is really, really dangerous and carries a high risk, the hostage him or herself could
. and that is especially uncertain. >> cnn's brianna keilar. >>> tonight one of the u.s. navy's deployed special forces commanders is dead. he was in afghanistan and military investigators are working on the belief that he took his own life. here's our pentagon correspondent barbara starr with what few details we have so far. barbara? >> don, very sad news this holiday weekend for u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s. the navy is investigating the death in afghanistan of one of its most senior deployed s.e.a.l. officers as an apparent suicide, a u.s. military official tells cnn. navy commander joe w. price, 42 years old, died december 22nd, while serving as the commanding officer of s.e.a.l. team 4, a group of more than two dozen commandos conducting combat operations in the southern region of the country. while the death remains under formal investigation, that u.s. military official who's directly familiar with the event said the family has been notified of the death, and has also been notified it is being investigated as an apparent suicide. there is no indication at this time that commander price was involved in an
you start but finish. and the navy football team knows a thing or two about that. they lost by 40 points and closed out the year winning seven of 8, winning the
, and navy looks for a san francisco treat in the fight hunger bowl against arizona state. lindsay murphy is up next in sports. sports. . >>> good evening, i'm lindsay murphy. there is a saying in sports that it's not how you start but finish. and the navy football team knows a thing or two about that. they lost by 40 points to notre dame to start the season and closed out the year winning seven of eight, earning the ninth bowl big bid in 10 years. the midshipman marching for the fight hunger bowl against arizona state, the game's first possession, the sun devils, taylor kelly with the play- action fake and connects with ross, 16 yards for the score. the sun devils built a 21-0 lead after one quarter of play and to the second quarter, the great job alluding pressure and hits matt a kin and that cut the deaf tightity is to 21-7. late in the second quarter, 28- 7 and that is after a missed navy field-goal and goes deep. 62 yards for the huge touchdown and in the fourth quarter, navy trails 62-14. >>> the opinion stripe bowl at the stadium, syracuse and west virginia in a pregame scrum. the
is meant to celebrate the holiday season and share the message of peace. the u.s. navy band, i think, just wrapping up here. sue palka is on the ellips tonight and, sue, normally, i would be asking you about the cold when you're outside like. this you have a celebration to talk about. >> reporter: we have a wonderful celebration already underway down here and i have to actual, the first family hasn't arrived yet. we can see the white house and the limos hind up. they apparently will be here in about 15 minutes, so we will be bringing you the tree lighting live when that happens. obviously, nothing it is going to happen until they get here, until fantastic entertainment already. behind me, we have the united states navy commodore band playing there, wonderful, and we had some entertainment since 4:30. weather is fantastic, sorry i have to bring up my own. i am so delighted that it's not windy. it makes it more pleasant than everyone to be out in this weather that is cooler than what we have had. and, will you believe there are about 20,000 people here and a lot more standing behind me. ever
they will be secret for secret santa. we have to get to headlines that are not the best of the news. a navy seal killed in afghanistan, died in a risky mission to rescue a doctor and two colleagues abouted by the taliban. he was member of the seal team 6. there are many questions about what dr. joseph was doing in a dangerous place. his employer said they are committed to continuing the work in afghanistan. mexican-american singer jenny rivera was killed when her private jet crashed in music. > gretchen: her plane disappeared after taking off from monterey, mexico. authorities say everyone on board died. no word on what caused the crash. >> it is a shock to the family and incredible that most of the people who knew my sister, she was a very strong person and fights for everything in life. >> gretchen: the 43 year old superstar sold 15 million record and starred in a reality show called i love jenny. she leaves behind five children. she was only 43. a republican on the short list of secretary of defense. nebraska senator chuck hagel considered to replace panet a. he opposed with the ira
's largest menorah lighting ceremony. there will also be a performance by the u.s. navy band. the event is open to the public. >>> now to a story all about the true meaning of holiday giving. a girl with an inoperable brain tumor is working to help other kids just like herself, all while the make a wish foundation kicks off an effort so she can live her dream and make a trip to paris. john hanrahan has her story. >> do you have any ones that are done? >> reporter: dozens of kids and their parents gathered at the lowden country day school saturday morning to engage in a massive letter writing campaign. the letters are addressed to santa. the national retailer macy's has promised to donate a dollar a letter to the make a wish foundation, up to a million letters. one of the students at this school, 9-year-old gabriella miller was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. gabriella has told her parents she wants to see paris. her fellow students want the letters to macy's to pour in so there's enough funding for trips for kids like gabriella. >> when i heard about this, i'm, like, we have to g
iranian air space. our navy is responding saying the u.s. navy has accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east region. they are confined to internationally recognized water and air spoers. space. molly henneberg joins us. what is the background to this mystery. >> reporter: navy owe eugs figureseofficials say we do have allies in the region that use these type of drones, the united arab emirates and kuwait. iran did not say when or where it captured the scan eagle just that it entered iranian air space. we don't have a lot of information besides that. we do know that the navy did lose one of these scan eagle drones back in october, but naval officials say that it went down in the persian gulf, that it broke apart as these drones are designed to do, and that they believe it sank into the persian gulf. jenna. jenna: so, if the iranians do indeed have this unmanned aerial vehicle, what type of information can they get from it? >> reporter: it's a low-cost, low tech drone. basically it's a camera that can transmit pictures via radio waves. it is possible the iranians c
. while serving in the navy he also managed to obtain advanced management training at harvard business school. you have a combination of practical military experience and sharp budgeting and management knowledge that the adderall possesses, respect for mike mullen is the reason so many distinguished chose to join this coalition and its now my pleasure to add general mike mullen. [applause] >> thanks for your leadership on this project which as you sit goes back decades, and i do appreciate all of you coming here today for what is a truly critical juncture for the nature and terms of our national security. our economic viability and continuing leadership role overseas. it was in response to a routine question more than years ago when i first link to these concerns. you ask me what is the greatest threat to the united states security. as chairman of the joint chiefs of staff i got asked that all the time. i answered in two words, that. i think i surprised him. today 50 former senior national security officials served across eight presidential administrations and formed the coalition to s
ultimate sacrifice. the navy s.e.a.l. killed by taliban forces during the rescue mission that saved an american doctor. we're in kabul with late details. >>> breaking their silence, the deejays involved in that prank phone call to the duchess of cambridge's hospital sak out for the first time since the death of a nurse caught up in the gag. >> we couldn't see this happening. it was meant to be a prank call. >> and there's word this morning their radio show has been officially canceled. >>> and three bucks a gallon. why your favorite gift this holiday season could be much lower gas prices "today," monday, december 10th, 2012. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. we'll have more on that navy s.e.a.l. who died in afghanistan in a moment. >>> also new details on a tragic plane crash over the weekend that claimed the life of latin music sensation jennirivero. we'll get the details o
a sense of what relationships washington has with india and what would be priorities for both india navy? [inaudible] how is it going to help? >> let me start with your last question first. as far as the indian ocean organization that you related to that we are, we're not a part of but we are invited as an observer to it, but in general, throughout the into pacific region, first, you have to understand the breadth and scope of that region. is well over half the people in the world living in that region. all the major economies are in that region, including ours. seven of the 10 largest armies in that region. you can put all the comments in the world in the pacific ocean, put all of them in the pacific ocean and still have room for another africa, another candidate, another united states, another mexico. that's just in the pacific. the indian ocean is vast as will fix we have this really large, very dynamic, can't even call it a region. it's half the world, where you have historical ties between countries, bilateral, multilateral, and you have this, there is no one security organization t
are listening to some beautiful holiday music right now being put on by the navy jazz band. before we got to hear the cast of jersey boys singing us a few holiday songs. there are about 3,000 people here in seats that won the lottery back in october to get these free seats for this event and 14,000 standing room only tickets were also given out for free. so we're expecting that we have about 15 to 20,000 people here right now to see this national tree lighting live, but, of course, you can watch at home right on 9 news now. we are about three or four minutes away from the actual tree lighting from what we've been told. the obama family will come out here and light up that beautiful tree that you can probably see behind me. if your familiar with the tree lighting ceremony -- you are familiar with the tree lighting ceremony, you might be seeing a different perspective than you normally see. we've got the tree behind us. we also have the white house right in line with the tree. so you have a much more spectacular view of that national tree this year than we usually have in years past. anothe
stole cash of the navy federal credit union this morning. the robertbers still money thats traceable. they were arrested in southeast. police are still looking for at least one of the suspects. still no cost it for a fire through a mall in maryland. the blaze started in one and it spread to two adjacent businesses. .o one was hurt --prepares on a broader woke .roken water main they wrap their prepares around 6 p.m. this evening. it happened on telegraph road. the road was closed for most of the day, but the intersection is open again. written much two more days until christmas. pretty much two more days until christmas. travelers are being slowed down by the wind. first, richard reeve is live at and look at how things are going. it is pretty quiet right now. earlier today there were high for incoming flights. the people on them or not the only ones dealing with this. all of that luggage and its 93 million people are this holiday weekend. all of the customer service representatives -- a miss from the midwest storms is causing a ripple .ffect it forces cancellation of at least 1600 fli
if the military or civilian adviser. and the u.s. military investigating the apparent suicide of a navy seal in afghanistan. he was 42 santa claus from pennsylvania. he was a member of seal team 4, virginia beach. asked the team responsible for afghanistan police to fight the taliban in country.arts of the eight days from the fiscal cliff deadline. there's no movement from lighter side. a south carolina congressman is voted against who speaker john boehner's plan b. he says passing the plan would not have changed the outcome. >> the reason i was against plan was i am not convinced the senate was ever going to take tips up. people feel all the house had to the endass the bill at of a discussion. beginning from the continue to believe the in notnt has no interest over the cliff. >> congress is not expected to meet again until after christmas. >> investigators are searching deadly gunman behind a double shooting in northeast d.c. of4-year-old raymond harris northwest and 69-year-old l beasley jr. of south east were shot early saturday morning. harrison died at the scene and r died at the hospit
near navy -- what we used to call navy med. walter reed and nih. wssc says the crew will be there at least a couple of hours from now into the morning rush hour. a complete look at the traffic coming up in just a few minutes. back to you jessica. >>> thank you beverly. the time right now is 4:41 and i'm watching your money. fingers crossed. maybe we can turn things around today. wall street has been down for four trading sessions in a row. yesterday, stocks did actually get into positive territory briefly after lawmakers in the house announced they planned to meet sunday to discuss the fiscal cliff. congress and the white house now have less than a week to resolve that impasse. but here's where we ended up. checking the numbers for you -- >>> individual investors pulled $150 billion out of the stock market for the third year in a row. but institutional investors, the hedge funds, the pension funds, they're actually adding to their stock positions. they're poured more than $80 billion into stocks so far this year. >>> it may be time to refinance your mortgage. mortgag
set of invisible eyes. he went to the recruiting station. he watch the navy and the navy had one line and go to the line, and the psychological exams. he watch the coast guard who had two lines and the first was for your physical exam, and the psychological exam. for your eye exam and figured that would give just enough time to slip the contact lens in his eye which he did and the recruiter said read the bottom line. he said how far down? as far as you can read. what are you reading? the bottom line. you are reading patent pending. you have the eyes of an eagle. that was just how so many people, so many sailors that i interviewed, they did it because of patriotism, because it is the right thing to do and, we sent them to see in a new and untested vessel that the navy fought additionally was a colossal waste of money. no warship had ever been manned by an african-american crew and the first warship to be managed by an african-american crew was the uss mason which was a destroyer escort. franklin roosevelt wanted to do something to end racial discrimination in the military and industry
was rescued. >> dr. dilip joseph is free, but one u.s. navy seal lost his life in this mission. >> this fallen hero was a member of navy s.e.a.l. team 6. >> condolences pouring in after the tragic death of mexican-american singer jenni rivera, killed in a plane crash. >> for the first time since their prank call that led to the apparent suicide of kate middleton's nurse, those radio hosts are speaking out. >> we didn't have any idea like something like this could possibly happen. we couldn't see this p haing. it was meant to be a prank call. >> the midwest covered in snow this morning. some saw up to 17 inches of snow. >> you head out with your well dressed pet monkey. suddenly you two are separated. >> oh, my god, there's a monkey. >> the green bay packers has won 7 of their last 8. >> watch his right leg. oh, that didn't look good. >> as soon as i get hit, i screamed, like a man, of course. >> all that matters. >> if anybody out there who's, quote, rich doesn't think their taxes go up, the drinks are on me. >> on "cbs this morning." >> with all this twinkie talk, i about me. >> you're not th
, the identity of an elite navy s.e.a.l. rescuing an american doctor held hostage in afghanistan. we know the s.e.a.l. was a member of s.e.a.l. team 6, the same group that took down osama bin laden. we don't know if he was part of that raid. dr. dilip joseph's family issued a statement offering thanks and condolences. >>> the radio show that pulled a prank where kathryn the dutches of cambridge was a patient was shut down. they are stunned by the nurse's death. >> there isn't a minute that goes by that we don't think about her family and what they are going through and the thought we may have played a part in that is gut wrenching. >> jacintha saldanha was duped into believing that the queen was on the phone to speak to the duchess. the duke and duchess are deeply saddened about saldanha's death. >>> josh brent free on $500,000 bond. he was driving drunk when his mercedes flipped and caught fire on early sunday morning. jerry brown jr. died in that crash. and his teammates were playing in cincinnati, where the cowboys pulled off an emotional victory over the cincinnati bengals. >>> right to wor
spent 21 years in the navy and every year on a ship they were ordered to push equipment off into the ocean so that they could get an increase in their budget to buy more stuff for the next year. we are buying tanks that the military does not use. i think that the pentagon could save money by using better buying power, teach those guys to save instead of throwing it in the ocean. guest: better buying power is the name of a pentagon initiative. everyone recognizes that their budget, which has not consistently since 1998, particularly a lot in the last 10 years, they are coming down on sequestration and something else, and there is a lot of push to buy smarter. there is a feeling that there has been some waste when you are flush with cash and the pentagon is looking for ways to lower their buying costs and get more value for taxpayer dollars. host: when you look at major weapons systems that could see a scaling back in spending, the predator drones aircraft, joint light technical vehicles, talk about these weapons systems. guest: at 35 is the largest program in the history of t
father, bill. a world war ii navy hero, who would drop into hostile waters to save downed navy pilots. but bill nicholas died the day after thanksgiving from heart failure and legionnaire's disease. he contracted it from using the water at the va, which was contaminated with high levels of a bacteria, the cause of legionnaire's disease. two other families are wondering whether their veterans contracted the legionnaire's disease that killed them from this same pittsburgh va. cnn has now learned that hospital officials knew they had a problem with the water system as far back as december of last year, but chose not to reveal any of that publicly until a month ago. >> being a veteran myself, i'm shocked and appalled that the va would put their veterans in that type of situation. >> records obtained by cnn show that over the past year, the amount of disinfectant in the va's water was less than the amount needed to prevent the bacteria from reaching dangerous levels, and internal records from a water quality company called liquitech show that in december of 2011, an inspection show they ha
? >> very interesting. thank you very much, barbara starr in washington. >>> the navy is investigating the death of a senior member of one of its s.e.a.l. teams in afghanistan. cnn has learned commander joe price play is committed suicide. price commanded s.e.a.l. team four based in virginia beach and it conducted counterterrorism investigations in afghanistan. his family has been notified. the navy says there is nothing to suggest that price was involved in any military-related investigations or controversies. >>> in india, there are growing demonstrations after a 23-year-old woman was gang raped on a bus. the protesters are growing angrier over the number of rapes in the capital and the inadequate police response. authorities have tried to ban protests in new delhi but that ban has calmed nothing. public outrage over the violent rape last sunday has only grown. so far, six suspects have been arrested and now some lawmakers are wanting rape to be treated as a capital crime. >>> hawaii has never known a more represented son than daniel inouye. he won a medal for heroism in world war ii
they want to describe it as. >> reporter: perhaps the navy would have to buy less expensive, less advanced fighter jets instead of the new f-35. or the pentagon would have to cut the number of soldiers and marines back to the levels before 9/11. >> sequestration would risk hollowing out our force. >> reporter: pentagon officials say going over the cliff would actually leave them a trillion dollars in the hole, because it comes on top of cuts they've already budgeted for. >> we've put in place $487 billion in savings over the next ten years. >> reporter: are these "cuts" the same sort of budget cuts that you and i think of when we think of cutting our budget? >> i call them phantom cuts because it's not a real savings. >> reporter: freeman says the pentagon is counting money it was projecting to spend as savings which he says isn't the same as simply spending less. >> but this is the way d.c. does math. it's unfortunate that you or i can't do our taxes like that but it's the way they seem to do business here. >> a senior defense official admits that everyone at the pentagon from the secreta
is reporting the country's navy started training drills in the strait of hormuz. that area sees 20% of the oil pass through it. the state tv report says that the programs include more ships, submarines and jet fighters. they've warned other ships to stay away from the site until after the new year. >>> melissa mollet joins us from the live desk with more. good morning, melissa. >> good morning. the search is on for 23 pakistani policemen who appear to have been kidnapped by the taliban. they went missing thursday. two northwest posts were -- two policemen were also killed at that time. melissa mollet, news 4. >>> thank you so much. the army general who helped force saddam hussein out of kuwait died. norman schwarzkopf died of complication frs pneumonia. stormin' norman execute theed the first gulf war. a friend of his said schwarzkopf was in love with america and was possessed by a sense of duty. >> i think america suffered a tremendous loss with the loss of a great patriot. >> schwarzkopf retired from the army in 1991 and led a quiet life in tampa. he was 78 years old. >>> former president ge
in -- headquarters in kabul. in a separate incident the u.s. military is investigating the apparent suicide of a navy seal in afghanistan. joe price of pennsylvania died saturday. he was based in virginia beach. >>> doctors are expected to decide if president george h.w. bush can leave the hospital in time for christmas. he has been hospitalized with a lingering cough since november but he needs to build up his energy before he can be released. doctors are optimistic he will make a full recovery but are being extra cautious with his care. >>> president obama and first lady michelle attended a service for daniel inno way after the service, mr. obama briefly visited the grave of his grandfather. the first family went tore a hike on a trail near the obama vacation home that leads to a waterfall and swimming hole. >>> still ahead, remembering the victims of the connecticut shooting. what they have planned. but first tucker barnes will tell us about weather. >> good morning, guys. an interesting week of weather. a lot to talk about today. generally a rain he meant. -- event. -- event.  >>> in
yesterday. the army-navy showdown a classic. vice-president biden gets things underway with a coin toss and navy would open up the scoring, not to be outdone, army comes right back, and the quarterback with the 11 yard up the middle keeper there. and just out to the fourth. and navy down three, they go ahead with four minutes to go. and then two minutes left and as if things weren't tight enough. army with the winning score and they hand off and navy recovers with a 17-13 win and so broken up, crying, he had to be consoled by four star general, and navy has now beaten army. and you thought that college football was over for the year. >> what a great event. i live in phillies and friday nights in the city is filled with people and army thought they had it, but 11 straight. >> clayton: come on, army. let's check in with maria in for rick. >> good morning, everyone, we'll see a big shift in the weather pattern we've seen the last several weeks, very mild across the country and temperatures above average and enjoying basically very mild conditions for late fall and also early december, but
of support. >>> overseas now to afghanistan. abc news learned a top navy s.e.a.l. commander has died. the death of 42-year-old job price is being investigated as a suicide. military officials say he died of a gunshot wound to the head. price was a member of s.e.a.l. team 4, which is a special navy warfare unit. commander price was from pottstown, pennsylvania. >>> a senator from idaho is apologizing this morning after he was arrested for driving drunk. police in suburban washington say republican mike crepo was pulled over after running a red light sunday. he failed several sobriety tests, taken to jail and released on bond. he's expected in court in january. the veteran lawmaker says he takes total responsibility. >>> another veteran on capitol hill was laid to rest in his home state of hawaii. in attendance, president obama. a 19 cannon salute was fired at senator inouye's funeral which took place in honolulu. the president and first lady, who are in hawaii on vacation right now, were among the mourners at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific. he died last week at the age
's navy started training drills in the strait of hormuz. iran is reportedly warned other ships to stay away from the site until after the new year. the state tv report says it includes warships, submarines and jet fighters. other countries are worried these tests are another step towards iran developing a nuclear weapon. >>> the military world is mourning the death of the man known as stormin' norman. general schwarzkopf died yesterday from complications with pneumonia. he helped lead forces during the first gulf war that removed saddam hussein from kuwait. a friend of his says schwarzkopf was in love with america and possessed with a sense of duty. he was 78 years old. schwarzkopf's death sparked reaction from many prominent american politicians and military leaders. former secretary of state general colin powell said "america lost a great patriot and a great soldier. his leadership not only inspired his troops but also inspired the nation." >>> the man accused of walking into sandy hook elementary school in shenandoah county, virginia with a two by four will be in court. the incident
on to beat virginia tech. the hokies open up acc play next saturday hosting maryland. >>> navy marched into at&t park for the fight hunger bowl against arizona state. the mid shipmen came in winners of seven out of their last eight games but their winning ways would end here. second quarter the 52-yard touchdown. arizona state led 34-7 at the break. they would pile it on in the second half. the sun devils go on to beat navy 62-28. >>> now to the pin stripe bowl at yankee stadium. syracuse and west virginia got into a pregame scrub. as for the actual game, west virginia got on the board in the 32-yard touchdown on a screen, but again that wouldn't be enough. syracuse goes on to win 38-14. >>> and of course all sports are being trumped in the d.c. region by the skins-cowboys match-up tonight. washington needs a win to clench first place in the nfc east and the playoff spot and they are going to need help. this will be robert griffin iii's biggest test. griffin threw 44 touchdown against dallas on thanksgiving. many experts believe he will need another big game if washington wants a w. rg
now it's 5:12. ahead on "news4 today," the death of a navy s.e.a.l. and the sad circumstances surrounding the incident. >>> tagg romney talking about his father's run for president. we'll tell you what h >>> in 90 seconds why a well kn >>> coming up on 5:16. an investigation is under way into an apparent suicide of an elite navy s.e.a.l. commander in afghanistan. 42-year-old commander job price died on saturday. his unit was based in virginia beach. price was the commanding officer of s.e.a.l. team four assisting in training of afghan police officers. a military official told cnn there's no indication price was involved in any investigation or controversy. he's survived by his wife and daughter. >>> a formal good-bye for the late senator daniel inouye buried at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific yesterday. president obama and harry reid were there for a service. inouye was the second longest serving senator in u.s. history. he represented the state of hawaii for nearly 55 years. the 88 year old died of respiratory complications last monday. >>> mitt romney's own son
're gearing up for a huge weekend of football here at wusa. it starts saturday with the army-navy game at 3:00 p.m. we'll have a complete wrapup at 7:00 on "game on." >> just go get the wings, beer, soda and sit down and have a good weekend. then on sunday you can watch as the skins bring the ravens to tonight at fed ex fields. that is going to be a fantastic game. >>> when we come back, holiday shopping. >> we'll take a look at some food gifts from some local small businesses. our food blogger will be back with us in just a bit. >>> i'm meteorologist olga breese. starting off with cloudy skies. maybe a peek of sunshine this afternoon but expect scattered showers throughout the day. temperatures only making the middle range 50s. >>> an accident being cleared up from the intersection of seven locks road and montrose road in rockville. expect to follow just a bit of police direction through the area. not much delay getting by. i'll have more traffic coming up in a few minutes at 6:18. andrea, back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> she's made no secret of her support for president obama. now m
way into the apparent suicide of an elite navy s.e.a.l. commander in afghanistan. 42-year-old job price died on saturday. he was from pottstown, pennsylvania. his unit was based in virginia beach. he was the commander officer of s.e.a.l. team 4. there's no indication that he was involved in an investigation or controversy. he's survived by his wife and daughter. >>> wednesday marks the eighth anniversary of the deadly earthquake and tsunami that hit south asia. the catastrophe killed more than 226,000 people. more than 50,000 bodies have never been recovered. thailand will mark the day with a vigil. since the disaster hit in 2004, millions of dollars have been allocated to seismic and tsunami information centers. >>> this morning we're hearing from one of the victims of the mall shooting in oregon. she said the gunman walked past her with what she thought was a paintball gun and moments later he opened fire. she was shot several times and had bullet fragments in her lungs and liver. doctors were able to save her though. >> i know that god has his eyes on his. he has angels on ever
down about 20 minutes ago. right now they've got the navy band that is on. and we're looking for the president. the president is on his own time. he's supposed to be here a little bit earlier and light the tree at 5:07. look up toward the white house now. you can actually see the motorcade right in front of the white house is still there. so the president and first lady, the first family not quite here yet. of course, they will be turning on the christmas tree when they get down here a little bit later. we're live in front of the white house on the ellipse. we're going to continue to be here through the rest of the evening. this is by far one of my favorite events of the year. this is now my third year down here. year number one was freezing cold. year number two was really cold. here we are at year number three, and it's just cold, and that's not bad. temperatures in the last couple of days in the 70s. on monday and tuesday. so right now, temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees, not bad out here right now. we're still waiting to see exactly what happens as far as
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